OBITUARY: Johanna Armendariz

Harvey County Now

MOUNDRIDGE–Johanna Armendariz, 89, died Friday, March 1, 2024, at NMC Health, Newton.

She was born April 6, 1934, at Halstead, to Simon D. and Helen (Unruh) Koehn.

She was a lifelong Halstead resident prior to moving to Moundridge and she was a member of Gardenview Mennonite Church, Halstead.

She worked at Halstead Hospital as a phlebotomist and lab technician, and she also worked the front desk and PBX.

On June 4, 1953, she married A.J. Armendariz at Halstead.

She is survived by sons: Mike (Carolyn) Armendariz, Halstead; Greg (Michelle) Armendariz, Halstead; daughter: Cindy (Marlo) Schmidt, DeRidder, LA; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter Helen Marie; brothers: Leo, Sam, Ervin Frank, Elmer, Walter, Fred, Ben, Burt, and John Koehn; sisters: Elizabeth Jane Koehn, Julia Becker, Mary Koehn, Anna Koehn, Frieda Koehn, and Eva Koehn.

Viewing will be from 2:00-4:00 pm, Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

Visitation with the family will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at

Gardenview Mennonite Church.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Gardenview

Mennonite Church, Halstead, with Ministers Larry Koehn, and Merle Wenger officiating.

Interment will follow at Gardenview Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Gardenview Youth or Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

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